Contact Phone Numbers
- Police – Emergency – 000
- Police – General Assistance – 131 444
- St Vincent’s Hospital – 390 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst – (02) 8382 1111
- Taxi Sydney- 131 008
- Taxi Combined Services – 133 300
- Sydney Water Taxi – 1300 138 840
- Airporter Bus – +61 2 9557 7615
- Qantas – 13 1313
- Virgin Blue – 13 6789
- Jetstar – 131 538
Whilst we have endeavoured to ensure all information is accurate, all details provided are subject to change without notice
Dress throughout the conference is neat casual. Dress for each function is indicated in the function description.
The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the Organising Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.
Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference. For security purposes the conference name badge must be worn at all times during the conference and social functions.
Limited undercover parking is available at the venue at a cost and a number of commercial car parks are located nearby.
Conference Design Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the Conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles
The conference and social functions are non-smoking
Please note any special requirements, for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the conference. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the waiting staff at all functions.
During conference the daily mean maximum temperature is around 21°C and the mean minimum temperature overnight is around 15°C. We recommend you bring a jacket for the evenings.
International airports and major hotels provide money-changing facilities. Banks are generally open from Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm. Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are widely available.
Major credit cards, particularly VISA and Mastercards, are widely accepted.
All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST.
Australian electricity supply is 240V, 50Hz. The connection for appliances is a flat 3-pin plug.
English is the official language of the Conference. Translation services are not provided.
All international delegates, apart from New Zealand citizens, must obtain a Visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before travelling to Australia. Please ensure you organise your documentation well in advance of travel.
More information: http://www.border.gov.au/Busi/Trav/Conf
The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS)
The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) lets you claim a refund of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) that you pay on certain goods you buy in Australia and then take out of Australia with you or in your checked luggage or carry-on bags.
More information: https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Ente/Tour/Are-you-a-traveller